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2014-08-28 23:02:39

In a press conference Monday, August 25th, Yucatan Governor Rolando Zapata Bello says the 17th Microcredit Summit "reflects national and international strategies to democratize credit and reduce poverty." Co-organizers of the Summit, the Microcredit Summit Campaign and PRONAFIM will present the future of global microfinance this September 2 to 5 in Mérida, Yucatán. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The Governor of Yucatán, Rolando Zapata Bello, presented the 17th...

2014-08-28 12:22:13

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) today announced that the third round of Natural Gas Vehicle grants will open on Saturday, Aug. 30 and will provide an estimated $6 million to help pay for the incremental purchase and conversion costs of heavy-duty natural gas fleet vehicles. "Pennsylvania continues to move in the right direction by creating opportunities to convert vehicle fleets from...

2014-08-26 23:11:02

Florida could see new legislation, called Danielle's Law, that cracks down on gangs soon Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 As gangs and gang membership continue to expand throughout communities, former Republican Gov. Charlie Crist, now running as a Democrat to get his old job back, vowed last week to implement gang violence legislation to better protect Floridians from violent criminals. Crist was reminded of the increasing threat that gangs pose when he met Danielle Sampson...

2014-08-26 23:02:39

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry Atlanta, Georgia. (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today joined Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and other leaders in recommending that the State Board of Education amend...

2014-08-26 12:24:11

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missouri Governor's office is mulling over an offer from the father of a six-year-old African-American violinist in Sanford, Florida, another city where violent unrest occurred following the fatal shooting of teenager Trayvon Martin. Lennox Flynn offered to fly his prodigy daughter, Leah, to Ferguson to play "Let There Be Peace on Earth and Let It Begin with Me." While little Leah's favorite song is "Let It Go" from the Disney...

2014-08-22 16:21:22

California's second largest water agency throws support behind water bond measure LAKEWOOD, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At Thursday's meeting of the Water Replenishment District, the Board of Directors voted unanimously to support California Proposition 1 - the $7.5 billion water bond approved by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown on Aug. 13 which voters will be asked to approve on California's November ballot....

2014-08-21 12:33:17

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The State of New York this week declared the three start-up business incubators of the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering tax-free zones as part of Governor Cuomo's START-UP NY program to foster job growth and economic development. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20091027/NY99197LOGO The 19,500 square feet of incubator space in Lower Manhattan and Brooklyn have to date created more than 1,000 jobs and provided an economic impact of $251...

2014-08-19 16:31:35

Commonwealth Launches Pennsylvania Learns on iTunes U GLEN MILLS, Pa., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today was joined by lawmakers, superintendents, teachers, higher education representatives and education partners at Garnet Valley School District, Delaware County, to launch Pennsylvania Learns on iTunes U - a collection of free, online, educational resources. Pennsylvania Learns on iTunes U brings state standards-aligned resources to the world's...

2014-08-18 12:21:04

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced that a $3.4 million state investment will improve safety and operations at 20 Pennsylvania airports that support more than 8,400 jobs. "Aviation, just as Pennsylvania's other transportation assets, supports jobs and strengthens our state economy," Gov. Corbett said. "These investments position these airports to offer better service and generate additional business activity." The state funding -...

2014-08-17 23:02:31

Florida Polytechnic University leaders, Governor Rick Scott, IST Building Architect Dr. Santiago Calatrava and more than 1000 supporters and new students were on-hand to celebrate the launch of Florida's newest university, dedicated to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Lakeland, FL (PRWEB) August 17, 2014 Florida Polytechnic University is now officially open and ready to welcome its Inaugural Class. Florida’s newest state university held a public LAUNCH...


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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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